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Backseat Blues

Australia, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Amanda Dusting

Life whizzes past from the backseat of a family car in this whimsical film that imaginatively mixes live-action, animation, optical effects and backscreen projection (JB)

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